Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman during arrivals at the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. Boseman died in August 2020 of colon cancer.

The “Black Panther” franchise will go on without Chadwick Boseman, who played the title role in the 2018 comic book adaptation.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige told Deadline that neither Boseman or the character he played would be back in “Black Panther 2” in any form.